On March 2, 2015 the University of Notre Dame London Global Gateway and Notre Dame Club of United Kingdom – London hosted the ninth biannual Notre Dame Alumni-Student Lecture at Fischer Hall. This semester’s speaker was Mark Robson, Head of Statistics and Regulatory Data Division at the Bank of England.
The London Global Gateway is active year round with myriad intellectual and cultural activities including graduate and undergraduate classes, faculty seminars, conferences, workshops, debates, book launches and other events.
Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26) at Holy Cross House adjacent to the University. He was 97.
On February 17, 2015, Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway welcomed British historian Jeremy Black (University of Exeter) to Fischer Hall, where he gave an engaging talk on the books and films of James Bond. Black focused on the representation of the cultural nature of the Cold War and the importance of fictional characters to national identity and collective experiences.